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R AND B

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does R and B mean? 

R AND B (noun)
  The noun R AND B has 1 sense:

1. a combination of blues and jazz that was developed in the United States by Black musicians; an important precursor of rock 'n' roll

  Familiarity information: R AND B used as a noun is very rare.


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R AND B (noun)


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Meaning:

A combination of blues and jazz that was developed in the United States by Black musicians; an important precursor of rock 'n' roll

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

R and B; rhythm and blues

Hypernyms ("R and B" is a kind of...):

African-American music; black music (music created by African-American musicians; early forms were songs that had a melodic line and a strong rhythmic beat with repeated choruses)

popular music; popular music genre (any genre of music having wide appeal (but usually only for a short time))


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